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World This Week: 23 May-29 May 2016

May 30, 2016 13:05 IST

World this week provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. This segment provides almost all important events that have happened in World in the week 23 May to 29 May 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

23 May 2016
• International Day to End Obstetric Fistula observed
• India and Iran sign 12 Bilateral Agreements in various areas including Chabahar Port Development
• Scientists discover a new property of Light based on Angular Momentum
• FIFA's acting Secretary General Markus Kattner dismissed over bonus payments
• India, Iran and Afghanistan signed agreement on Trilateral Transit and Transport Corridor
• UK grants asylum to Maldives' ex-president Mohamed Nasheed
• China signed agreements with Sudan to build 600-megawatt atomic reactor

24 May 2016
• United Nations World Humanitarian Summit concluded in Istanbul
• UNODC launches inaugural World Wildlife Crime Report
• Pink Panther star Burt Kwouk passes away
• New charter for Persons with Disabilities endorsed at UN Humanitarian Summit
• US engineer Frances Arnold becomes first woman to win Millennium Technology Prize
• UNEP releases report titled Actions on Air Quality
• Fortune released 2016 World's Greatest Leaders list
• International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations observed
• UNSC extended mandate of UN Assistance Mission in Somalia until March 2017
• Indian-origin professor Surya Deva appointed UN Adviser on Human Rights and Businesses

25 May 2016
• India, Japan MoU on sustainable, stable and low-carbon thermal power development approved
• Pakistan, Iran signed 6 MoUs to strengthen bilateral relations
• UNEP released Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016
• India’s first ever Passenger Satisfaction Survey conducted at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

26 May 2016
• Syrian Army recaptured historic city of Palmyra from Islamic State

27 May 2016
• World Theatre Day 2016 observed globally
• World Bank approved $100 million loan to Jordan for creating jobs for Jordanians, Syrian refugees
• Sonia Lather won silver in Women’s World Boxing Championships

28 May 2016
• Indian author Aditi Krishnakumar wins 2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award
• NASA successfully deploys Bigelow Expandable Activity Module
• China to launch first hack proof Quantum Communication Satellite

29 May 2016
• Indian-American scientist Arnab De wins Springer Theses Award
• International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers 2016 observed with theme Honouring Our Heroes
• Real Madrid wins 2016 European Champions League
• Gurpreet Singh Sandhu becomes first Indian to play in Tippeligaen
• Lewis Hamilton wins 2016 Monaco F1 Grand Prix

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